5 easy ways to find Islamic geometric pattern ideas

A simple list of ways to find Islamic geometric pattern ideas perfect for your next pattern analysis or colouring session…

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Different Types of Paint for Art

      Choosing your medium between the different types of paint can be overwhelming at times. Especially when you are a beginner, you don’t know what the difference between the various paint types is, you don’t know which one is perfect for you. You don’t even know if painting is something you want to […]

Different Types of Paint for Art

PAINTING

Colour Theory: the Ultimate Guide

Color theory is the set of rules and guidelines which artist use to communicate their feelings and vision of the world. Learn how to…

Colour Theory: the Ultimate Guide

PAINTING

Draw Geometric Constructions Using Colours

Geometric constructions drawing can be so much fun but also get very complicated. Trying to draw them using colours can actually help you learn better and…

Draw Geometric Constructions Using Colours

ART TOPICS

Are You Afraid of Painting?

Have you ever thought that you are avoiding to use colours just because you are afraid of painting? Fear of making mistakes, of being judged, of ruining something.

Are You Afraid of Painting?

ART TOPICS

Weaving a Geometric Pattern

Weaving a geometric pattern is a beautiful way to create something unique. There are 5 ways to do it: 1. Precision ruler 2. Drop-bow compass 3. Lettering guide….

Weaving a Geometric Pattern

HOW TO

The Use of Protractor in Islamic Geometry

In Islamic geometry we don’t usually use a protractor to divide the circle into equal parts as it can be seen as cheating. But in this case…

The Use of Protractor in Islamic Geometry

TOOLS & SUPPLIES

How to Transfer a Drawing Onto Watercolour Paper

Transferring a design onto watercolour paper can be done in different ways but there is one particular way that is commonly used in the IGP community…

How to Transfer a Drawing Onto Watercolour Paper

HOW TO

The Best Pencil Lead for Geometric Drawing

Pensil leads range from Soft to Hard lead and they are used for different kind of drawings and methods. Find out why the common HB pencil lead might not be the best option for your technical drawing.

The Best Pencil Lead for Geometric Drawing

TOOLS & SUPPLIES

Wooden vs. Mechanical Pencils in geometric drawing

What are the differences between wooden and mechanical pencils when it comes to technical drawing? Which is the best one and why?

Wooden vs. Mechanical Pencils in geometric drawing

TOOLS & SUPPLIES

Why Should You Have More than One Drawing Compass?

Why You Should Have More than One Drawing Compass: 1. Never change the radius of the compass 2. Different compass for different purposes 3….

Why Should You Have More than One Drawing Compass?

TOOLS & SUPPLIES

What Makes a Good Drafting Compass

What makes a good drafting compass? What are the things you should look for when buying one? These are some of the questions we are answering in this post.

What Makes a Good Drafting Compass?

TOOLS & SUPPLIES

Where to Find the Best Drafting Compass

As architects and other professionals started using the computer for drafting, the use of hand tools became unnecessary. But the best drafting compass can still be found here…

Where to Find the Best Drafting Compass

TOOLS & SUPPLIES

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